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reported a 300 to $600 million boost to the local economy. >> money, money, money. >> reporter: the 49er fans got their autograph and a punter is getting a kick out of a possible super bowl here. >> it'd be nice to be the one playing in it too. that'd be really cool. >> reporter: 49 earns chief executive office said nothing brings a region together like a super bowl. now we have to wait to get -- for the owners who are expected to pick the host of super bowl 50 and 51 in may. >> coming up tonight at 10:30, a grand sendoff for the san francisco giants as they take their quest for a pennant on the road. the question of whether injured marco scutaro will play tomorrow. >> police have arrested a seventh suspect in connection with the city's thirteenth homicide of the year. angel lamas was involved in a fight in april that killed 14- year-old alberto reyes. six other suspects have been arrested. investigators say the homicide may have been gang related. >>> billy brooks jr. has been identified as the man found shot to death and wrapped in a blanket in oakland last week. his body was found in
and their supporters delivered the petitions by the box load to officials of the local boy scout council. >> all of the support i'm getting is nothing like i've had before. 400, 400,000 signatures is not even dreamable. >> we just gave our opinion and he basically listened and just stated the national policy. so, i don't know what his thoughts are. >> reporter: the boy scouts refused our request for an interview but said, does not meet standard. >> very overwhelming, being the shy person i am. i'm just an average high schooler really. >> reporter: ryan says he's carrying the fight for what he says are scores of people suffering under the boy scout ban against gay peoples. in moraga, rob roth, channel 2 news. >>> a new gallup poll is out and it seems to indicate that the lgbt community is smaller than some people might think. the poll shows that 3.4% of americans consider themselves either lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgenter. it also shows a higher percentage of lgbts among nonwhites than whites. more low income and more younger people than older people. >>> smart phone based car service oober
visitors and locals, the city is feeling the boost. >> we notice the bump in 2010 and we're expecting the same thing. revenue comes in because we're so close. it really brings in business. >> reporter: it was just no earlier and the energy is amazing. it's just fantastic. not just the giants but there were also some people with the tigers. >>> the field at at&t park is drying out after last night's rainstorm. and the giants players are drying off after the shower of champagne in the locker room. barry zito is the giant's starting pitcher for game one and justin verlander one of the top pitchers in all of baseball got the nod for the tigers. ktvu's mark ibanez tells us both teams held a light work out this afternoon at the tigers sat on the tarmac finding out who they would be playing. >> i think they knew fairly early after getting off to a close lead who and where they would be going. no one that was at at&t will ever forget it. too bad for the fans not too much time to enjoy it. the tigers are in town to familiarize themselves with at&t. they've had five days off since they elimina
, but banks and some local businesses. >>> an analysis of the arrests made during occupy protests in oakland show that most cases never resulted in charges being filed. according to the oakland tribune, since october 25 of last year, 737 people were arrested for a variety of crimes during the occupy protests, including felony assaults and misdemeanor vandalism. the d.a. only filed charges against 109 people. 37 were found guilty. 55 cases are still pending. >>> turning now to the race for the white house. the polls show a very tight race. the president is on a 40 hour campaign marathon through battle ground states. he talked about his plans for a second term. >> the reason i want four more years is because i've got a plan that will actually create jobs. a plan that will actually create middle class security. unlike mitt romney, i'm actually proud to talk about what's in my plan. >> at a stop in iowa, the president met some women supporters at a pizzeria. he also visited southern california, and right now is in las vegas. >>> meantime, mitt romney made a stop in reno. he also spoke about econ
the evening hours. caused some local flooding. >> public works crews in the east and north bay have been busy clearing drains to prevent flooding like this. san francisco was mostly spared today, but the skies opened up around 8:30 tonight. >> first presponders say they -- responders say they caught a break. normally the trouble starts the minute the rains do, but in this case most people are inside watching the giants game. >> reporter: the winter weather the reason that many at this bar decided to braise the rain and walk. >> i don't like to drive in the rain. >> because it hasn't rained in so long the ground is still observing the what -- absorbing the water but the ground is supposed to be saturated so crews are preparing for falling trees and power lines in the next few days. >>> tonight's big win means there are plenty of fans looking to get something to remember this giant's victory by. and for many that bit of history will be memorialized in a t-shirt. and jay hernandez is live at a t-shirt printing shop where i imagine it is going to be a busy and long night. >> frank, these are the
game at home this weekend is the reason for all the hype. >> it's the local residents coming in, not so much the out of towners. they come in and make a whole package deal out of it. >> reporter: across the city in alameda, it's the a's that are bringing out the fans. the team is busiest when the team plays in the road. >> it's fun. everybody is happy, smiling, cheering, slapping hands. it's more of a team atmosphere. it's really fun. >> reporter: about a block away, mcgee's bar and grill expects up to a 25% increase in business this weekend. postseason baseball is golden for the green and gold faithful. >> it will be packed, we're lucky we have an outdoor patio we can put people out there. we have a big screen out in the patio. hopefully we have enough room to accommodate everybody. >> reporter: this a's fan tells me he'll be watching with friends this weekend and he's looking looking for the world series with dare with say it, the giants versus the a's. >> we're talking about two awesome teams. if they both make it what can you do but cheer for them. >> reporter: store owner tells us
today help launch the next phase of the highway 4 widening project. state and local officials broke ground at highway 4 in antioch. help make room for a bart extext. -- extension. hopes to have it completed by 2015. >>> the boating season is now closed at anderson and coyote reservoirs. the closure comes because of low water levels. those low levels are a result of storage restriction ands rainfall last winter. they will increase the boating days. >> and your weekend is finally here. a lot going on out there. we have clouds and fog. that's how it's going to be the next couple days. we look outside. clouds to the north and south of us. low clouds and fog along the coast. the winds are light. typically this time of night the winds might be going 20 or 30 miles an hour. we have sort of a mild weather pattern sitting over the top. there's a low fresh system sitting off shore. it means what we had today which wasn't that bad is what we're going to see the next couple days. at least similar weather. lots of high clouds. a little bit of fog, sunshine. not a lot of wind. not great news for
the deadly san bruno explosion. federal state and local officials were in san francisco to kick off the final phase of the $1.4 billion doyle drive replacement project. workers are dismantling the seismically unsafe roadway and building the new presidio parkway. the new phase will not slow down the commute since the work will take place adjacent to traffic. >> the traveling public will slowly but surely see the completed project come up from the ground. >> reporter: the rubble of doyle drive is supposed to be recycled. the steel tresses to be melted down and the steel tresses crushed and then used to build the new highway. >>> the department said more than 700 plants were discovered many were growing in two large greenhouses. authorities said they also found 1,300 pounds of marijuana ready to sell along with an ak47 assault rifle. the estimated value of the marijuana is said to be about $4 million. >>> san jose firefighters are sounding an alert tonight. they want people to be on the look out for a serial arsonist. the arsonist struck last night setting a small fire on delna manor lane. there
in the area and hurt local businesses. >>> in news of the world tonight, at the guantanamo naval base appeared before a tribunal. the government is asking the tribunal keep the man from revealing what happened to them in cia prisons. attorneys for the men say they were tortured. >>> in england an air ambulance plane brought the injured teenager to england where she can receive traoáeplt. she was -- receive treatment. she was shot in the head by the taliban for her movement. >>> the government is finalizing next year's budget that deals with its deficit and the finance minister said it will include an enormous tax increase. in fact, by some estimates that increase will amount to one month's salary for many taxpayers. >>> a new study shows young girls received the vaccine for the hpv virus do not become sexually promiscuous. researchers found no increase in sexual activities following the shot. >>> starting in mid-november the postoffice intends to launch a same day delivery service called metro post. the service is designed for e- commerce companies to provide same day delivery within a define
full of storm watching. as it arrive, ponchos came out. locals knew the tarp would be taking the field and everyone would swarm the concession. >> it might take a couple hours but we'll be back and we'll wipe our seats off and we'll win the game. >> reporter: and that's exactly what happened. the cardinals now up a game. their fans hoping to close it out here at home. but giants fans vow no surrender. >> disappointing today. hopefully we come back tomorrow and battle a little bit harder. >> reporter: these two brother said spent the rain delay talk ing to cardinals fans and never considered levering. never -- leaving. >> we were not going to go to the hotel and watch movies when we came all the way to st. louis. there's not a lot to do here. when you come all the way out here, it's basically go to the game. >> you're looking at the most famous st. louis attraction, the arch gateway to the west. it sits on the west bank of the mississippi river, visible from the stadium. of course the only sight the bay area fans want to see? a giants win tomorrow. reporting live in st. louis, ktvu chan
downtown oak -- oakland is scott olson. one year ago, olson became one of the faces of the local movement. the iraq war veteran was severely injured after a projectile hit him in the head. police recently confirmed that projectile was a bean bag fired by an oakland police officer. >> i still have a hard time believing that oakland police officers would shoot a veteran who is doing nothing wrong. i still have a hard time believing that. we're here to hold them accountable tonight and to make them answer for their ages. >> reporter: olsen says he is still recovering from a traumatic brain injury >> i still have problem with my speech, memory and concentration at times. >> reporter: many of the demonstrators here tonight are still upset about the police response a year ago and were very vocal in front of dozens of officers who were standing by. tonight a very different and much more peaceful dynamic between police and protesters compared to one year ago. live in oakland, cara liu. >>> in 90 seconds -- >> shouldn't the port have already known about some of these expenses. >> reporter: more qu
as night local landmarks are glowing orange no honor of the giant's return to the world series. and downtown, noelle walker with a look at how the city is getting into the spirit. >> reporter: every good party needs some mood lighting so check this out, we have a theme going here. so we asked the experts how did they do that? san francisco has a reputation for being a colorful city but at night it's just one color. >> we call it giant's orange. >> reporter: jim kidd is electrician at the auditorium. where they change lights more often than the seasons. >> that's st. patty's day right there. >> reporter: they use spotlights to give the auditorium its light. >> we try to do what city hall is doing so we can match. >> reporter: san francisco is wash in orange. >> today is going to be fantastic. >> reporter: john hunkiewicz made coit tower look like a orange pop cicle. sitting the color orange is sate to stand for vitality and endurance. >> while the giants keep winning they will stay orange. >> reporter: noelle walker. >> the world series picks up with game three tomorrow in detr
without power. the áf in all more than 60 pg & e units are expected to help. most of our local crews will work with edison and west chester county. >>> the red cross says 20 volunteers have been sent out. the national guard is sending out six helicopters and para- rescue the teams to help. >>> and president obama has cancelled another day of campaigning while romney says he plans to resume tomorrow. it's a delicate dance for the two candidates. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney must be leaders yet not play politics with the disaster. >> i think president obama could be benefited from this. >> reporter: uc berkeley political science professor lin says voters even now are not paying a great deal of attention to the campaign on tv. sandy could change that. >> this is the kind of news event that will turn voters on. they'll be watching the news, they'll see the candidates but will see obama acting as president. >> reporter: the vice president tried to reenforce that imagine. >> i've never seen a guy so focused. >> reporter: governor romney turned a campaign rally in ohio
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